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SCENE 3: An Indian Restaurant in Leith

Enter the General, Brenda & India – Palik is is the waiter

Palik
Welcome, table for three?

Brenda
Yes please

Palik
This way…

General
Thank you

India
Ooo, its nice in here innit

General
It’s the best restaurant in Leith this, for multiple reasons

Palik
Would you like any drinks?

General
I’ll have a lager… Brenda

Brenda
Same

General
India?

India
I’ll have a white wine please

Palik
No problems be back in a minute

General
Ooo & Palik

Palik
Yes

General
Could we have the… poppadom special for starters

Palik
Good choice, sir, good choice

The party take their seats

India
So lovely to meet ya Brenda, Tristan’s told me so much about you

Brenda
Tristan?

India
Yeah, Tristan, my brother

General
Ehm, I forget to mention that

Brenda
Tristan! Tristan & Brenda

India
Yes it’s a little incongruous isnt it

Brenda
You what?

India
Incongruous… Never mind…. Brenda, Tristan & I, well, we come from a certain privileged background

Brenda
So you’re posh then, babe

General
Ehm

India
Our family is…   Tristan’s the black sheep, doesn’t want to conform, do you darlin’

General
There’s more to life than buggary & polo

India
You do know that the flat you’re now living in was paid for by mother

General
She bought you one as well

Brenda
Alright, alright, calm, down you two – you’ve only just met up – I don’t care what your name is, who your parents are & whether you own your flat or nae, I fucking love you General

They embrace

India
Ah, aint that sweet

General
So you’re up for coming out with us later

India
Yeah, why not, what happening?

General
A mate of ours is putting on a disco night

India
Ooo… I love a bit of disco

General
So sis, I need to tell you something – one of the reasons this is the best restaurant in Leith is that they do a nice little side-line in bingo

Brenda
What, someone didn’t flush the toilet, it’s a dirty loo, thirty two

General
No, not that kind of bingo,
{imitates snorting coke}
Bingo-bingo… & it’s the proper stuff n’all –

Brenda
You can get some right nice afghan black, n’all, blows yer head right off,

General
& a bit of speed on Tuesdays

Palik returns with trays of food

Palik
Here’s your drinks & here’s the poppadom special – just come in today

****

POPPADOM

Brenda
Have a dab o that says Abbadabbadis
To Mister Tristan Poppadopalous

India
Whats this

Brenda
Says Tristan’s sister
Tristan says

Tristan
Its got a little twist

All
Pom, pom… lets pop a proper poppadom
Pom, pom… we all love a poppadom

Palik
Dont forget the mango chutney
Its imported up from Putney
Makes the chicken balti taste supreme
Mountains of bombay tatties
Basmati rice chapattis
Its the greatest feast I’ve ever seen

India
Your spice is pretty damn nice

Brenda
Tristan’s sister tells Abbadabadis
Then gets him in the kitchen
& asks him

India
Can I have a little kiss

All
Pom, pom… lets a proper poppadom
Pom, pom…

Palik
Don’t forget the lamb jalfrezi
It’s the kind that’s sends you crazy
Then again its gets stuck in your teeth
Don’t forget the shami kebabs
They’re the one everyone has
But you gotta taste it to believe

All
Pom, pom… lets a proper poppadom
Pom, pom… lets a proper poppadom
Pom, pom… lets a proper poppadom
Pom, pom…

Tristan
What yer suckin that fer, what the the fuck is this

Brenda
Hiss’d pissed off Tristan to his little sis

India
That chutney made me horny

Brenda
Abbadabadis got battered with a fist

All
Pom, pom… lets a proper poppadom
Pom, pom…

Brenda
Don’t forget the sweet bang lassi
It’s the kind that sends you happy
Or is it that I got stuck in a dream
Don’t forget Tamwar’s peshwari
We got it from the argy-bargy
It’s the greatest feast there’s ever been
That I’ve ever seen…
That there’s ever been

****

Palik
Bloody hooligans

Brenda
{to Palik}
Are you alright pal

Palik
No I’m bloody not alright…

General
I’m sorry mate, my sister’s lost her head on that dab you gave her

Palik
So its my fault is it – I never asked her for a bloody blow job – just get out my restaurant

Brenda
Look, man, we’re really sorry

Palik
Whatever – don’t come back, yeah

Exit Brenda, Tristan – exit India gesturing ‘call me’ to Palik


SCENE 4: Constitution Street, Leith

TC is waiting at a bus stop in Leith / Stacey is also waiting

****

PUSSY BUS

TC
I met a girl
She’s gotta get on a bus
She’s gotta get on a bus
She’s going home to her boyfriend

& then she said

Stacey
I wanna come home with you
Because my boyfriend’s mad
Going thro a real bad time

TC
So I said
Lets get on a bus
Lets get on a bus
& get off at my bus stop
So she said

Stacey
I’m gonna come home with you
Yeah im coming with you
Cos I really really like you

Stacey & TC
Lets all ride the pussy bus
Lets all ride the pussy bus

TC
What about your boyfriend I said

Stacey
Don’t fuss hes a proper nobhead

Stacey & TC
Lets take a ride on the pussy bus
Its peace on earth on the pussy bus
Lets take a ride on the pussy
Yeah its disco time on the pussy bus

TC
So I’m sat
Yeah I’m sat on a bus
At the back of the bus
With another boy’s girlfriend

Then ouch
I get a smack in the puss
Cos a boy on the bus
He knows this hussy’s boyfriend

Fuck this
I’m gonna get off the bus
I’m gonna get off the bus
& catch the bus behind us

Then the mad bitch follows us off
She follows us off
Cos she wanted to find us

Stacey & TC
Pussy Bus, Pussy Bus, lets all ride the Pussy Bus
Pussy Bus, Pussy Bus, lets all ride the Pussy Bus

TC
What about your boyfriend I said

Stacey
Don’t fuss hes a proper nobhead

TC
So I’m back yeah, back in the street
& I look at my feet
& they’re covered in bloodspots
She says,

Stacey
Babe look at the moon
Its playing our tune
I love our new bus-stop

TC
I said mad bitch look at my shoes
Ya proper bad news
There’s blood on my trainers
She says

Stacey
Baby gimme ya shoes
I know what to do
We’ll try a dry cleaners

Stacey & TC
Pussy Bus, Pussy Bus, lets all ride the Pussy Bus
Pussy Bus, Pussy Bus, lets all ride the Pussy Bus

TC
Succubus, Succubus, she’s crazy succubus

Stacey
Succubus, Succubus, sucky fucky succubus

Stacey & TC
Pussy Bus, Pussy Bus, lets all ride the Pussy Bus
Pussy Bus, Pussy Bus, lets all ride the Pussy Bus

TC
What about your boyfriend I said

Stacey
Don’t fuss hes a proper nobhead

Stacey & TC
Lets take a ride on the pussy bus
Its peace on earth on the pussy bus
Lets take a ride on the pussy
Yeah its disco time on the pussy bus

****

Stacey
So whats your name

TC
They call me TC

Stacey
TC? Nice, I’m Sta-cey – TC & Stacey, Cagney & Lacey, nice – what ya up to

TC
I’m DJ-ing tonight

Stacey
Ooo, that’s devastating that’s! A DJ – cool as – can I come

TC
{shaking head}
Is there any chance of me stopping you?

Stacey
Nope

TC
Alright then, its at the Mash House

Stacey
Yeah, lets have a mash up down the mash house

TC
So, you like to party, do ya

Stacey
Do I, I fucking love raving me

TC
You do? me too

Stacey
What kind of music are you playing

TC
Disco

Stacey
Disco, what’s that

TC
It’s a bit like house music

Stacey
I prefer techno me – bam-baam-blam-blam-bla-bla-blam—-bam-blam

Exit Stacey bouncing like a duracel bunny – TC follows shaking his head in a confused crush

SCENE 5: The Mash House

The club is empty – Brooklyn is messin about on the decks / enter TC & Stacey

TC
Yo Brooklyn

Brooklyn
TC, my main man, how ya diddlin?

TC
Ready to rave, pal, ready to rave

Brooklyn
& who’s this little bundle of buzziness?

Stacey
I’m Stacey

Brooklyn
Well hello there – I’m Brooklyn, it looks like you’re our first punter of the night

Stacey
I aint payin,’ I’m with him

Brooklyn
But…

TC
Don’t fight it mate, you won’t win

Brooklyn
OK, the more the merrier I suppose

TC
Here’s them pills

Brooklyn
Nice one

TC
That’ll be a twenty-spot please

Brooklyn
Can I give it you at the end of the night, along with your fee

TC
Fer fucks sake

Brooklyn
You’ll get your money, you’ll get your money, don’t fret – in the meantime its a free bar for us – there’s a wee fridge behind the decks – whaddaya want – we’ve got cans of lager, cider, there’s even a bottle of tequila

TC
Just a can of lager, ta

Stacey
I’ll have a tequila

Brooklyn
I can’t find any ices & slices

Stacey
I prefer it straight, its fine, just give me the bottle

Brooklyn
Whatever… here’s yours TC

TC
Thank you very much

TC & Brooklyn open & chink their cans / Stacey starts swigging the tequila

Brooklyn
So here are the decks, yeah – top quality technics – the bass is buzzing

TC
Buzzin

Brooklyn
I meant booming, proper in your guts stuff

TC
Let me put a record on, then, check it out

Stacey
{singing}
One tequila two tequila three tequila four
Five tequila six tequila, watcha waiting for
Six tequila, seven tequila, eight tequila more
Nine tequila, ten tequila, then you hit the floor

Brooklyn
She’s off her head, her

TC
I don’t mind, I like the feisty ones

Brooklyn
Feisty! She’s a borderline roaster!

TC
{putting on a record}
That sounds absolutely banging – the top end is top notch

Brooklyn
It certainly is – you ready to go

TC
Yeah, I’m up for it, yeah

Brooklyn
OK brother, I’ll start letting them in – see you on the flipside

TC
Over easy, mate, over easy


T.D.S

TC
Check it, check it, check it

Phew, phew got nuffin to do
Just an egg macmuffin hat attitude
Gonna put on some random records
& get down to the groove

Friends, friends followin trends
I heard miss disco’s making amends
She gotta damn foxy symphony
She gonna sing that song for you

Down at the T-I-NKY D-I-S-C-O
Freaky Superfly Disco Show
Down at the Tinky Disco
Yes its the Tinky Disco Show, so come on

You’ve got to find your vibe
You got to share your high

Stacey
Fucked up, big it up
Got the pills & the files & they’re backed up
I’m a pretty little buttercup
In my summer top all see thro’ sequinfied
Dont stop rev it up
Whatv ya got tip top on yer laptop
Ah tequila ceiling feeling like its cyanide
Ah tequila ceiling feeling like its cyanide
Ah tequila ceiling feeling like its cyanide

Enter Hamish, Krissie & Kate

TC
Hi! Hi! Call from Mumbai
I’ve never heard nuttin like this guy’s
Gonna ring round the company
They gonna get down to the groove

Flow, flow, kinky Kyoto
She lettin’ it hang & lettin it grow
Gotta facebook her friends
& set their statuses to you

Enter Larry the Axe & City

Down at the T-I-N-K-Y D-I-S-C-O
Freaky Superfly Disco Show
Down at the Tinky Disco
Yes its the Tinky Disco Show, so come on

You’ve got to find your tribe
You got to share your style

Well I’m the real TC thats me
I aint your normal form of MC
I’m a true groove buster voodel chile
Ripping it max with lots of style

I’m Scotland’s top hip-hot outfit
Lyrical bandit doing my bit
Musical genius jammin guitar
Hear the new disco wherever you are, yeah

We’re never gonna let the weekend stop
We gonna freak & pop we gonna freak & pop

Enter Nelson & Lily

Nelson
It’s the Tinky Disco
It’s the Tinky Disco
It’s the Tinky Disco
It’s the Tinky Disco

Lily
I put on my dancing shoes
My soul it glows like a glitterball
These neon lights they shine for me & you
Lets his the floor my friend
Gonna dip trip slide until the party ends
This Tinky Disco sets me free

Enter The General, Brenda & India

TC
Hands, hands, show me those hands
We’re dancing naked down on the sands
Gotta wee foxy flavour & a fist of fireflies
Crawl, crawl, walk or you’ll fall
The tides gone out the towers are tall
There’s a full moon approaching
& its time to phantasize

Down at the T-I-NKY D-I-S-C-O
Freaky Superfly Disco Show
Down at the Tinky Disco
Yes its the Tinky Disco Show, so come on

We’re never gonna let the weekend stop
We gonna freak & pop we gonna freak & pop




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